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The City of Rainbows: A Tale from Ancient Sumer
     

The City of Rainbows: A Tale from Ancient Sumer

by Karen Foster, Karen Polinger Foster
 

Written over four thousand years ago in ancient Mesopotamia, The City of Rainbows is one of the world's oldest folktales, featuring a wise king, a foolish king, magic deeds, talking animals, and a good witch who triumphs over a wicked sorcerer. This book offers the first modern retelling of the story, together with cut-paper illustrations based on actual works of

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Written over four thousand years ago in ancient Mesopotamia, The City of Rainbows is one of the world's oldest folktales, featuring a wise king, a foolish king, magic deeds, talking animals, and a good witch who triumphs over a wicked sorcerer. This book offers the first modern retelling of the story, together with cut-paper illustrations based on actual works of Sumerian mosaic art. The City of Rainbows will delight audiences young and old with its vivid characters and timeless humor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780924171703
Publisher:
University Museum Publications
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Series:
None Series
Pages:
28
Sales rank:
1,193,974
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

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